《Collect things--Reading, Listening》
Here are some words about "collection".
These people are talking about the things they collect.
Complete their sentences with the words from the box.
coins model planes pone cards stamps
1.This is my collection of __________.
2.I'm a collector of ________.
3.Do you like my _______?
4.I love collecting __________.
What do you like to collect?
I love stamps.
I'm a collector of stamps.
This is my collection of stamps.
Before you read
Look at the picture and the title of the story on page 101.
Then make a list of the things that the grandparents have collected.
The list of the things:
Here are the characters.
Grandma Sam and Helen's grandmother
Grandpa Sam and Helen's grandfather
Skim through the story and pay attention to attention to the conversations in the story.
Sam and Helen's grandparents collect almost everything.There are eight eight doorbells their front door!
"This silver doorbell is favourite,"said Helen.She pushed it and soon soon Grandpa opened the door.
"Come in,my dear grandson and granddaughter!"granddaughter!"he said.
"Who started collecting doorbells,Grandpa?"asked Sam.
"You grandma,"he answerd."She loves doorbells."
"What do you like collecting.Grandpa?"asked Helen.
"I like collecting newspapers."
They went inside and saw newspapers everywhere.
"Hello children!"called Grandma."Let's have some tea."
The children followed her into the living room and saw lots of toys there,There was hardly and space for the children to sit down.
"Whose toys are these?"asked Helen.
"They're ours,"said Grandma."We both like collecting toys."
"But remember,"said Grandpa,"We have a lot of free time!You have your schoolwork to do,so you shouldn't spend too much time collecting things!"
D1 Who/What do the words in italics refer to?Read the story on story on page 101 and circle the correct answers.
1.She pushed it and soon Grandpa opened the door.
a the silver doorbell b the door
2.They went inside and saw newspapers everywhere.
a Sam and Helen b Grandpa and Grandma
a The newspapers b The toys
4.We have a lot of free time!
a Grandpa and Grandma b Sam and Helen
D2 Helen is talking to her friends Sue.Help Helen answer the questions in complete sentences.
1 Sue:Where did you and Sam go today?
Helen:We went to our grandparents' home today.
2 Sue:What do your grandparents do in their free time?
Helen:They collect things in their free time.
3 Sue:What do they collect?
Helen:They collect doorbells,newspapers,toys and many other things.
C1 Find words from the story on page 101 that have similar meanings to the phrases in italic below.
1.My friend will come to visit me in a short time from now.
2.There are tall buildings all over this area.
3.I walked behind my grandma to the kitchen.
4.I can almost not keep my eyes open.
5.What do you do when you are not busy?
C2 Sam and his friend Jack are talking about collecting things.Complete their conversation with the words from the box.
everywhere follow free hardly inside
Sam:Do you collect anything?
Jack:Yes,I spend some of my ______ time collecting toy cars.
Sam:How many toy cars do you have?
Jack:Thirty.You can see them almost _______ in my room.
There is ______ any space for more cars.I have a very old one.I keep it safe ______ a box.
Sam:Can I see your cars now?
Jack:Yes,_______ me and I'll show you.
D3 What advice did Grandpa give Sam and Helen about collecting?Do you agree?Give your reasons.
You have your school work to do,so you shouldn't spend too much time collecting things!
The sentences below are from the story .Can you put them back?
So their house is full of things,from very cheap things to very expensive ones.
"Do you like our collection of doorbells?I think they're interesting."
1.There was hardly any space for the children to sit down.
2.You have your school work to do,so you shouldn't spend too much time collecting things!
spend...(in)doing something/on something
e.g.He spends too much time(in)playing computer games.
too much修饰不可数名词，too many修饰可数名词。
Know about an interview
You are going to hear an interview between a TV reporter and three people.The interview is about students' collections.
You are going to tell who says the sentences on page 104.
When you listen to people talking,pay attention to the words after but they usually introduce a different idea.
According to the table,what are the opinions of Alan,Ivy and the parent on collecting things?
model,newspaper,push,should,silver, soon,space,stamp,unusual,living room.